[This is the good news which we received] (Wetzel)

[This is the good news which we received] (Wetzel)

Arranger: Richard D. Wetzel
Published in 2 hymnals


Arranger: Richard D. Wetzel

Richard D. Wetzel (b. 1935) received the Ph.D. in Musicology from the University of Pittsburgh, studying under D´┐Żnes Bartha, Theodore Finney, and Robert Snow. He joined the faculty of Ohio University in 1970. Dr. Wetzel's area of emphasis is American Music, and he is published in The New Grove Dictionary of American Music and American National Biography. His book, Frontier Musicians, is a definitive work on German-American music of the 18th and 19th centuries. Wetzel is also a composer and hymnologist, and his liturgical music is found in numerous denominational hymnals, including those published by the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches and the United Church of Christ. Professor Wetzel was the recipient of Ohio University's Outstanding… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Arranger: Richard D. Wetzel
Key: d minor
Copyright: Music copyright 1972 by The Westminster Press; from The Worshipbook-Services and Hymns.

Texts

This Is the Good News

This is the good news which we received,
in which we stand, and by which we are saved:
that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures,
that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day;
and that He appeared to the women,
and that He appeared to Peter,
then to the Twelve and to many faithful witnesses.
We believe He is the Christ, the Son of the living God.
He is the first and the last, the beginning and the end,
He is our Lord and our God. Amen.

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